Khiarallah Advocates & Legal Consultants
Maritime Law Services

Maritime Law in UAE

The United Arab Emirates is an important maritime outlet for the Middle East; maritime trade and transport account for 75% of major commercial transactions around the world. Therefore, the maritime-related legal services are of crucial importance to our law firm. Our Admiralty legal division provides an efficient legal support in maritime disputes resolution and drafting all types of maritime contracts. We employ our professional expertise together with prompt action to carry out procedures and take decisions in shipping claims.

We provide our expertise in the following cases:

Maritime collision accidents;

Claims related to vessel's hull and machinery insurance;

Marine insurance;

Ship detention (Vessel detention);

Vessel owner’s liability and claims related to potential risk insurance and marine insurance.

Bill of Lading disputes

Casualty

Cargo, Freight and dangerous substance transportation

Charter Party disputes

Crew wages

Disaster

Debt collection

Freight Forwarding & Logistics

H& M Claims

Novation and Option Agreements

On board employment and personal issues

P&I and FD&D Club advice

Pollution

Salvage claim

Ship Building & Repair

Ship Finance

Ship registration

Ship Warranty and Guarantee Matters

Statutory Duties of Port, Vessel Seizure

Total loss

Wreck removal